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Employment Opportunity

AFSCME Council 93 is seeking to hire two (2) per-diem phone bankers to work in the Rutland, VT office.  Must have own transportation and Smart Phone.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Make outbound calls to recruit and sign up new members
  • Educate on current campaigns
  • Provide updates, calls-to-action, membership renewals, special appeals and thank you messages
  • Build excellent rapport & confidence with members

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Strong communication skills and motivation a must
  • Previous organizing, fundraising, activism, call center, sales, or customer service experience a plus
  • Must have availability to work a minimum of 2 days per week
  • Logical problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must have a keen sense of attention to detail, taking the initiative
  • Possess a high level of professionalism
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must live in Rutland County.
  • $15/hour


Training will be provided to the successful applicants.

You make your own schedule and work 2-5 days per week from 9:00 – 1:00PM.  Our office is located in the Knollwood Building, just past the Norman Rockwell museum, at 734 G US Route 4E, Rutland, VT 05701.
If interested, please submit a resumé to the following:
Fax or E-mail:                                                                                       
P: 802-775-4380  E:                                  
Subject Line:  Phone banker position                                               
Attention: Pat Glynn                                                                              
Jay Cassidy VT Coordinator
AFSCME Council 93
734G US Route 4E
Rutland, VT 05701

Contract Ratified!

On February 29, 2016, AFSCME Local 4802, Council 93, Vermont Homecare United sent a ratification packet to members asking that they cast a yes or no vote as to whether they agreed with the recently negotiated contract. The ballots were counted on March 18, 2016 and the results of the election were:

Yes – 176             No – 4

Contract language voted on will become effective on July 1, 2016.

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